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Basic Locksmithing

Hours: 40.00 | Estimated Cost: $1,300.00

Learn essential locksmith skills in this comprehensive 5-day course. Locksmiths and security professionals play an integral role in safeguarding businesses and homes. Professional locksmiths must be able to properly install and/or repair locks and other mechanical or electronic locking devices.

This hands-on training is taught by a Certified Master Locksmith and is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level employment in the field of locksmithing. It is also essential training for building engineers and maintenance personnel tasked with servicing and maintaining the locks, hardware, and key systems for facilities

Students work with a wide array of key machines, tools and service equipment and install, service, and rekey a broad selection of residential and commercial locks.


Additional Information

Learn About
  • Identifying and duplicating keys
  • Servicing and adjusting key machines
  • Rekeying a variety of lock cylinders
  • Originating keys by code
  • Servicing pin and disc tumbler cylinders
  • Servicing cabinet, furniture and mailbox locks
  • Opening locks with picks and bypass methods
  • Servicing and installing popular door locks
  • Master keying and key systems
  • Best practices and record keeping
  • Life safety codes
Benefits & Outcomes
  • Ideal for facilities/property managers and those considering a locksmith career
  • Hands-on sessions ensure that you understand and can perform the skills
  • Industry-recognized trainer can adapt subject matter to your needs
  • Additional training available to build on these units
Target Audience

Registration is limited to law enforcement, employees in the security field, locksmithing organizations or individuals sponsored by their employer.

Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services (BIS)
D. J. Bordini Center
5 N. Systems Drive
Appleton, WI 54914-1655

bi.services@fvtc.edu
www.fvtc.edu/bis
View BIS Calendar

P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771


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